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Social life and customs

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Private Note: This term is an LCSH subdivision only. Used under places and classes of persons. Consider LCSH: Manners and customs as a heading.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Charter of B'nai B'rith No. 171 of Denver, Colorado, 1872

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Identifier: B063.04.0004.00004
Overview B'nai B'rith Denver Lodge No. 171 charter listing the names of applicants. A number of Denver's early prominent Jewish pioneers are listed on the charter, including Julius Londoner, David Kline, Fred Z. Salomon and his brother Hyman, Michael Hattenbach, Louis Anfenger, Philip Trounstine, Edward Pisko and Dr. John Elsner.

Newspaper Clippings and Articles, 1913-2013

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Identifier: B113.01
Overview Miscellaneous clippings and articles about Jews in the Rocky Mountain west, primarily from the Rocky Mountain News, the Intermountain Jewish News (IJN) and the Denver Post. Some of the articles are from a column, "Out of the Past," written by Mike Zelinger that appeared in the IJN. Also included is the Century Edition of the IJN, 1913-2013.

Portrait of Louis Anfenger, circa 1890

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Identifier: B063.08.0016.00011
Overview Louis Anfenger of Denver, Colorado. Born in Bavaria, Anfenger came to the United States in the 1850s, moving west in 1870 to seek his fortune. He started as a clerk and became a highly successful businessman in the area of real estate, as well as a member of the Denver Chamber of Commerce, and was later elected to the state legislature in the 1880s. He built a home at Champa Street and Twenty-ninth Street in Denver. Anfenger was also a founder and supporter of Congregational Emanuel, the local...

Portrait of the Louis Anfenger Family, between 1895-1900

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Identifier: B063.05.0005.00006
Overview Louis (1842-1900) and Louise Schlesinger (1847-1938) Anfenger seated front center, with their eight children. Children, back row, left to right: Max, Fannie, Stella, Milton, and Fred. Children front row: Harold, Flora, and Joseph. Louis Anfenger was born in Bavaria and came to the United States in the 1850s. He moved west to Denver, Colorado in 1870, started out working as a clerk, and became a highly successful businessman in the area of real estate. Louise He was also elected to the state...

Program for B'nai B'rith Denver Lodge 25th Anniversary, 1897 April 7

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Identifier: B091.02.0001.0003.00001
Overview Program of twenty-fifth anniversary of the Independent Order of B'nai B'rith Lodge No. 171 (Denver, CO) that took place at the Windsor Hotel in Denver. The program has a silver and blue cover with ''I.O.B.B. Denver Lodge No. 171'' written above and below an image of an Menorah. The program lists the officers and committee members, the musical selections, the menu, the toasts, the dances, and has a synopsis of the history of Denver Lodge, No. 171. Milton Anfenger's father Louis Anfenger was the...